LEAP 2016 – Lydon Emerging Artists Program

Published: 08.06.2015

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Call for Entries: LEAP is open to exceptionally talented graduate students and/or emerging artists who are beginning to receive recognition for their work, but are not currently represented by well-established galleries.  Artists must work in craft media: ceramics, wood, metal/jewelry, glass, found materials, mixed media, fiber or a combination of these materials. The yearlong retail program features, markets and sells the work of one winner, who also receives a $1000 prize, and 6 finalists.  Brigitte Martin, who is the creator and Editor-in-Chief of Crafthaus, will be the guest juror for LEAP 2016. Submit application by 9/30/2015, entry form at
Contemporary Craft, 2100 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222